Jeff Garrett: Guide to Determining Coin Prices

Jeff Garrett: Guide to Determining Coin Prices

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   In recent years, the world of rare coin price guides has changed dramatically. When I began...
Hey! There’s a Bug on My Ancient Coin

Hey! There’s a Bug on My Ancient Coin

By Steve Benner for CoinWeek .....   Introduction I have seen several articles on ancient coins discussing animals such as mammals and birds, but it’s time the...

Numismatic Crime – Million Dollar Bullion Coin Theft

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Million Dollar Coin Burglary at Sunnyvale, California Dealer The Sunnyvale, California Police Department...

United States 1935-S Washington Quarter

1935 marked the third year of production for the Washington quarter. The coin design was introduced in 1932 to honor the 200th anniversary of...
Remembering Numismatic Icon Harvey Stack, Co-Founder of Stack's Bowers

Remembering Numismatic Icon Harvey Stack, Co-Founder of Stack’s Bowers

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   It was with great sadness that I received the news that Harvey Stack, a longtime friend of CoinWeek and...
United States 1972-P Roosevelt Dime

United States 1972-P Roosevelt Dime

As the Roosevelt dime entered production in 1972, the design had served its statutorily-mandated minimum service life of 25 years. The four-term president was...

From the Dark Corner, an “Authenticated” Counterfeit 1901-S Barber Quarter

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   In the dark corners of my mind I hadn't anticipated writing this article as this is...
2022 Negro Leagues Baseball Commemorative Coins Go On Sale January 6

2022 Negro Leagues Baseball Commemorative Coins on Sale January 6

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2022 Negro Leagues Baseball Commemorative Coins and Coin and Medal Sets beginning on January 6...
United States 2015-P John F. Kennedy $1 Coin

United States 2015-P John F. Kennedy $1 Coin

The Presidential Dollar Coin Act (Public Law 109-145) was passed into law on December 22, 2005. The Act compelled the Secretary of the Treasury...
The Boston Mint and the First Colonial Coins

The Boston Mint and the First Colonial Coins

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   How, as a trade-based colony belonging to the world’s greatest maritime empire, did the Massachusetts Bay Colony begin striking...
Collecting Ancient Coins

A Guide to Ancient Coin Collecting

Ancient Coin Collecting by Joe Jaroch - Posted with Permission by AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Amassing a collection of ancient coins can seem like...
Big Things Have Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of January

Big Things Have Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of January

By CoinWeek .....   The month of January sets the stage for the new year. Americans go back to work, the wheels of the financial markets...
Jim Bisognani: My 11th Annual NGC Year in Review – Part 2

Jim Bisognani: My 11th Annual NGC Year in Review – Part 2

Numismatic Market Review by Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report ......   For Part 1, Click Here As I sat down at my computer to prepare...
The Hole Truth: Ancient Coins That Were Pierced

The Hole Truth: Ancient Coins That Were Pierced

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   Don’t buy damaged coins. They will be impossible to sell. This was some of the best advice...
United States 1935-D Washington Quarter

United States 1935-D Washington Quarter

To honor the 200th anniversary of President and General George Washington’s birthday, Congress passed a joint resolution in 1924 that was signed by then-President...
One of Three Known Eisenhower Dollar Prototypes in 1st Auction Appearance at FUN

One of Three Known Eisenhower Dollar Prototypes in 1st Auction Appearance at FUN

Heritage Auctions is proud to present a 1971-S $1 Eisenhower Dollar Prototype, Specimen 67 PCGS, as a part of our Platinum Night offerings in...
The Influence of Historic and Ancient Coin Designs

The Influence of Historic and Ancient Coin Designs

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   History is a continuum and time moves linearly. Generally, as time progresses, artistic and cultural trends evolve and build...

Booker T. on the Tarmac: A Story About First Coinvestors

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Anthony Swiatek and Walter Breen’s The Encyclopedia of United States Silver & Gold Commemorative Coins: 1892-1954 has always...
United States 1947-D Jefferson Nickel

United States 1947-D Jefferson Nickel

The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...
Q. David Bowers Retires Two Major Columns As Storied Career Continues to Reshape Numismatics

Q. David Bowers Retires Two Major Columns As Storied Career Continues to Reshape Numismatics

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Quentin David Bowers, better known in numismatic circles as Q. David Bowers and known to his...
The Ancient Celtic Coinage of Britain

The Ancient Celtic Coinage of Britain

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   FOR ANCIENT GREEKS and Romans, Britain was a mysterious land at the northern edge of the world. As...
The Coins and Currency of Modern North Macedonia

The Coins and Currency of Modern North Macedonia

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Modern-day North Macedonia is a country of breathtaking natural beauty and ancient history that gained its independence in 1991...
Over $14.7 Million in U.S. Coins, Currency Sold in Stack’s Bowers November Showcase Auction

Over $14.7 Million in U.S. Coins, Currency Sold in Stack’s Bowers November Showcase Auction

Over $14.7 million in U.S. coins, currency, and Americana was sold by Stack’s Bowers Galleries in their official auction for the Whitman Coin &...
Meet the Women Who Will Appear on America's 2022 Quarters

Meet the Women Who Will Appear on America’s 2022 Quarters

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   The United States Mint will release a new series of circulating commemorative quarters honoring American women notable for their...
Hard to Find Mint State 1859-O Gold Double Eagle at GreatCollections

Hard to Find Mint State 1859-O Gold Double Eagle at GreatCollections

More than 80 bids have been recorded in the sale of an uncirculated 1859-O $20 gold double eagle being offered by GreatCollections.com. Certified MS-60...
United States 1937 Proof Washington Quarter

United States 1937 Proof Washington Quarter

Background of the Washington Quarter Series Intended to be a circulating commemorative coin honoring the bicentennial of the birth of America’s first president, the Washington quarter...
Laura Gardin Fraser’s Washington Bust to Appear on American Women Quarters

Laura Gardin Fraser’s Washington Bust to Appear on American Women Quarters

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   If you collect American coins, then you've likely heard of Laura Gardin Fraser. She was an acclaimed and prolific early...
Beautifully Ugly Coin Portraiture

Beautifully Ugly Coin Portraiture

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   When it comes to coins, what do we mean when we call a numismatic portrait ugly? Are we talking...
Finest 1913 Nickel Acquired by GreatCollections in $13 Million “Big Three” Thanksgiving Transaction

Finest 1913 Nickel Acquired by GreatCollections in $13 Million “Big Three” Thanksgiving Transaction

The “Big Three” Includes the 1913 Nickel, 1894-S Dime & 1804 Silver Dollar   GreatCollections has acquired the finest 1913 Liberty Head Nickel, graded PCGS PR66...
From the Dark Corner: An "Authenticated" Suspect Counterfeit 1799 Bust Dollar

From the Dark Corner: An “Authenticated” Suspect Counterfeit 1799 Bust Dollar

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   In my previous article, I discussed examples that include matching "attribution" marks - circulation marks like...